Latin Variants

Andrew Dunning andrew.dunning at
Wed Mar 30 20:06:17 CEST 2016

> On 30 Mar 2016, at 3:42 pm, Michael Everson <everson at> wrote:
> I am now confused. That file doesn’t mention “Oxford”.
> It gives the default as the orthography of the Vatican city (spelling and hyphenation)

I am using the Oxford Latin Dictionary only as a commonly cited definition of classical orthography and vocabulary. The default there would be the equivalent of ‘la’, and ‘la-latclass’ would allow one to use a restricted dictionary based on this, or switch to the hyphenation patterns at <>.

All best,


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